," the technology behind Tel Aviv University's Holographic Optical Tweezers
(HOTs), could form the basis for tomorrow's ultra-fast, light-powered communication devices and quantum computers, according to Dr.
This paper reports an effort at NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) to develop a VE for an optical tweezers
system from concept to implementation.
Application of optical tweezers
in immunology and molecular genetics.
When Evans and his colleagues tugged their beads through water with their optical tweezers
, sometimes a bead would slightly lead the laser, says Debra J.
UTILIZATION OF OPTICAL TWEEZERS
FOR THE TRAPPING AND MANIPULATION OF 1-3 [micro]M SIZED LATEX PARTICLES AND SUSPENDED STAPHYLOCOCCUS EPIDERMIDIS.
, resistant bacteria in hospitals and microbial fuel cells have also been among the research topics explored in recent years.
Facilitated membrane transport will be mimicked by holographic optical tweezers
providing full control over the translocation process.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from the Institute for Advances Studies in Basic Sciences in Zanjan studied the axial potential of optical tweezers
and succeeded in using this device for dynamometric purposes in experiments such as DNA tension and studying the mechanical properties of biocells.
Some topics addressed include 3D display and imaging, LCOS spatial light modulators, holographic TV, and 3D particle control by holographic optical tweezers
Bioengineering and physics researchers are using optical tweezers
to trap and manipulate nanoparticles and to determine how they interact with cells.
It was the first time optical tweezers
have been used to manipulate chemical gradients.
Techniques covered include (for example) cryo-electron microscopy, PET imaging, optical tweezers
, and chemical genetics.
Craighead cited optical tweezers
, patch-clamp measurements and single ion channel instruments as examples of nanoscale technologies that are widely used in biological research.
The time required to model the physics associated with the optical tweezers
instrument depends on the objective of the work and the accuracies required.
Now the presence of a component of a ligand:binder pair can be sensed directly by using the laser-based technique of optical tweezers